If you have ever written any type of bid, request for proposal (RFPs), or grant proposal, you clearly understand how important time management is to successful preparation and submission of proposals.
Proposal preparation and time management are linked together like a hand in glove for a variety of reasons. This include:
Most people underestimate the time it takes to prepare grant proposals and technical RFP's. Failing to do so will often have negative results. Here are a few tips to ensure your time doesn't slip right out of your hands during proposal preparation phases:
You can make minor modifications to your application process to reduce your chances of losing track of time. Time is valuable. Once it's gone you can get it back, so use it wisely.
About the Author:
Nikki Kirk has over 12 years of experience in management, grant writing, nonprofit program development, community economic development, and nonprofit management consulting.